Acton Memorial Library

Acton Memorial Library

Early Town Records of Acton, Massachusetts

File/page number: 030

1739/40 March 3 Town meeting
1739/40 March 15 Selectmen's meeting: warrant for March 24 Town meeting
1744 September 5 Record of livestock

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March ye 3rd: 1739/40 At a Ginereil Town meeting
at ye meeting House in Acton being Legally warned as appeerd by ye Returns of ye Constables Warrants Mr Gershom Davies was Choosen modarator for Sd met-ing & proseeded as folloeth viz first Simon Hunt was Choosen town Clerk Mr Gershom Davies Ammi Falkner & Simon Hunt was Choosen Select men -- Daniel Sheper & William Connant was Choosen Constables Mr Jonathan Wheeler John Brooks Joseph Wheeler David Furbush John barker Juner [junior] was Choosen Survuers of highways: David Brooks William Cutting Titus Law Mark White Juner was Chosen hog reeves Jonathan Billing was Choosen town Treasurer Nathan Robbens Choosen tiding [tything] man Samuel Jones & John Davis Choosen Deersmen Mr John Barker Choosen Seeler of waights & measures Samuel Hayward & Fens vivers [viewers] Josiah Piper pound keeper and Saxton 2 propounded whether ye town will git waights and measurers voted in ye Negative not at present
3 Propounded Whether ye town woold have mr Falkners Dam opened as ye Law Derects & ye article was Dismist
4 Propounded whether ye Swine Shall Run at Large this yr Voted in ye affermitive
5 It was propound Whether ye town will Erect Scools for Reading or Righting & Passed in ye Negative then ye meeting was Dismist

Acton March ye 15th: 1739/4
Then ye Select men met & Appinted a Town meeting to be on ye 24th of march Current at ye meeting House at at four of ye Clock in ye after noon to Conclude on ye articles after mentioned viz first to Chuse ofsers for ye Insuing year 2 to se if ye town will Except of a way Layed out by ye Select men to Accomadate ye South west part of said town as will be made to appear by a Return of said way at ye meeting: & ye Same was Commited to ye Constables

Taken up by Leut Simon Hunt of Acton one Black Ram with Horns Marked with a slit in the End of the off Ear and a half Crop in the Near Ear Acton, September ye 5th 1744

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